What is worldly concern?

Famous quotes containing the words concern and/or worldly:

    Of all illusions in the world, the most universally received is the concern for reputation and glory, which we espouse even to the point of giving up riches, rest, life, and health, which are effectual and substantial goods, to follow that vain phantom and mere sound that has neither body nor substance.
    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)

    With this Ring I thee wed, with my body I thee worship, and with all my worldly goods I thee endow.
    Book Of Common Prayer, The. Solemnization of Matrimony, “Wedding,” (1662)